battered child

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A young child, often under age 3, who has been repeatedly and severely neglected by caretakers. Battered children have signs of multiple episodes of trauma—e.g., subdural haematomas, fractures, bruises in various stages of healing—often with failure to thrive and chronic malnutrition

battered child

Abused child, battered baby Pediatrics A young child, often under age 3, who has been repeatedly and severely neglected by caretakers; BCs have signs of multiple episodes of trauma–eg, subdural hematomas, fractures, bruises in various stages of healing, often with FTT and chronic malnutrition See Child abuse.
References in classic literature ?
It is not for ears polite to hear the particulars of the first toilet of a neglected, abused child.
An affected father of five years old sexually abused child of grade one, who did not wish his and address to be made public, said his son was playing in street when he became the prey of the heinous crime by some culprits.
Batelco Care Centre for Family Violence Cases president Dr Banna Bu Zaboon said an abused child should only be removed from the family home as a last resort on the basis they would be moving to a positive environment.
Recognising an abused child and reporting the incident means they [teachers] are in effect saving this child from torture," Hadjigeorgiou explained.
One in three of these calls came from people living near the abused child.
While touring the facility, the 23-year-old Prince disclosed his fears for one sexually abused child he has pledged to help throughout her life, who has been returned to her grandmother after being cared for by the unit.
The very foundation of effective and humane treatment is to place the abused child in a loving environment that is physically and emotionally safe.
Indeed, school avoidance is often seen as a regular occurrence for the abused child (Corby, 2000).
So for as long as I write about him, he's confident, out, and working at an at-risk youth center because of his experiences as an abused child.
What a delight for lovers of this genre to read San Souci's rendition of an abused child, who escapes her wretched life through the intervention of her nannin' (godmother) and the love of a kindly, young gentleman (prince).
The Justices said a jury hadn't appropriately considered his mental disability and history as an abused child when determining that Penry be put to death.
TOP chat show host Oprah Winfrey inspired a sexually abused child to escape from her hell.